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The Border Wall is a hotbed of political debate and engagement that we’re not going to get into. What we are going to talk about is the ingenious project that Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello created that uses the wall as a fulcrum for bright pink seesaws slotted through it. A decade ago, Rael wrote the book Borderwall as Architecture in which he described the very project that would be brought to life in bright neon pink by Taller Herrería of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico this year. As Rael put it when he shared the project on Instagram, “children and adults were connected in meaningful ways on both sides with the recognition that the actions that take place on one side have a direct consequence on the other side.” This the kind of fun and playful activism we can all get behind.

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We pride ourselves on being able to tackle problems and jigsaw puzzles like everyone else–from the edge pieces in. That’s a little more difficult when it comes to thousand piece adventures like the Moon puzzle you see here. In is out, out is in, and there’s an entire quadrant of almost fully gray pieces that depict the lunar surface, but all of that just adds to the productive difficulty you’ll experience when you’re assembling this jigsaw version of modern history. As they tell it, “July 16, 2019 marked the 50 year anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch – the historic mission to the Moon where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first of humankind to set foot on the Moon. Our Moon puzzle celebrates this momentous achievement and will challenge and delight puzzle solvers everywhere.”